Ayna Burir Adar Residence / Sharal Architects
Textual content description offered by the architects. The constructing is in a modest residential neighborhood within the Natore district of Rajshahi Division situated in northern Bangladesh. The two.7 katha (185 sq. meters) property has a frontage that gives lovely views of nature and appears out over Kanaikhali area towards the west. Its northern boundary is shared with Ansar Camp. This Kanaikhali area was a deep jungle a few years in the past, the place individuals have been afraid to dwell because of the hazard posed by wild animals. An previous lady named Ayna constructed her personal shelter and lit her lamp, permitting her to dwell there with out concern. This served because the inspiration for the constructing’s identify, “Ayna Burir Adar” (which suggests, Jungle of the previous lady Ayna). The household consists of a pair, their youngsters, and their aged mom.
The consumer was clear that they needed to have unrestricted entry to the grounds as they have been rebuilding their residence to resemble the earlier one which had been right here earlier than. It has 6 bedrooms with connected washrooms, balconies, residing area, household residing, eating area, kitchen, storeroom, school room, and terraces. There’s a cluster of present bamboo bushes located subsequent to the steps that observe the three-story constructing, offering an opportunity to convey nature contained in the construction.
The architects have been impressed by the plush environment of the location to pick out a colour and texture palette that will draw consideration to the constructing with out overpowering the serene setting. Constructing elements like concrete, uncovered brick, wooden, glass, and MS bar are used within the development of the constructing. A component that each the constructed setting and nature share, “Brick,” was chosen to painting this interacting hyperlink. “Concrete,” in its uncooked state, was then used to consolidate it. A pure sense of being immersed within the comforting earth is created by the colour and texture of the constructing.
With the intention to create two linear residing areas which are east-west aligned and to permit pure gentle and air flow to flow into all through the inside areas, the constructing’s fundamental mass is decreased. This leaves an open area within the heart which acts as a central courtyard. Balconies and circulation pathways inside the open area present direct entry to the courtyard, which itself gives a connection to the outside. The visible connectivity of your complete constructing is enhanced by this courtyard.
A major stairway has been added close to the prevailing clustered bamboo tree to attach the constructing at totally different ranges. Moreover, stairs and all different options are positioned across the courtyard to permit for pure gentle and air flow to enter all inside areas. The inside format of the areas was designed to signify an method to combining habitat and nature. By eliminating mass from the second stage, terrace gardens are shaped, together with higher visible linkages and daylight accessibility. The temperature contained in the bed room is managed by 12-inch-thick partitions and small home windows on the west aspect.
Massive home windows additionally present cross air flow for every compartment on the opposing sides. The construction features a brand new dimension with the addition of design options like brick-jali, pointing brick partitions, spiral stairs, and a pergola. Via the considerate use of colour, texture, voids, workmanship, the terrain, and the motion of sunshine and shadow, this venture aimed to take care of a reference to the local weather, gentle, and nature as a way to improve visible and tactile interplay with its environment.